'The way I am is an outrage': the Indigenous Brazilian musicians taking back a burning country

A vibrant underground of rap, metal, folk and more is thriving among Brazil’s embattled tribes, who…

Cat and mouse on the high seas: on the trail of China's vast squid fleet

Huge foreign fleets gather 400 miles off South America’s Pacific coast attracted by giant squid. Peru’s…

Counting the species: how DNA barcoding is rewriting the book of life

We do not know how many species live on Earth. Barcoding could change that – and…

How Honduras became one of the most dangerous countries to defend natural resources

The Guapinol community, on the country’s north coast, has become militarized in an effort to defend…

Amazon near tipping point of switching from rainforest to savannah – study

Climate crisis and logging is leading to shift from canopy rainforest to open grasslandMuch of the…

Brazil's Amazon rainforest suffers worst fires in a decade

Satellites record 61% rise in hotspots over September 2019Scientist warns: ‘It could get worse if the…

Brazil meat giant JBS pledges to axe suppliers linked to deforestation

Campaigners welcome turnaround after pressure from investors but say 2025 deadline too long to resolve problemsBrazilian…

Why were Indigenous crews in Canada shot at with flares for fishing?

Commercial fishermen – who say they fear overfishing of lobster – have been accused of vandalism…

Wild plants of Barbados illustrated on plantation ledgers – in pictures

Artist Annalee Davis was walking in fields once used for sugarcane in her Barbados homeland when…

Chinese fishing armada plundered waters around Galápagos, data shows

Hundreds of vessels caught logging 73,000 hours of fishing in just one month in new analysisA…